This summer, join us in celebrating our annual Art of Water poolside menu, which will showcase the uniquely North American tradition of maple harvesting this year. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, Omni will bring this ingredient into the spotlight through a number of offerings, including the maple-infused poolside food and beverage menu, a soothing and aromatic maple spa facial and a maple hotel package.
For a true maple immersion, a select group of chefs from Omni’s accomplished culinary team traveled to Vermont and Québec—two of the highest maple producing regions in North America—for a week-long education and tasting experience. During the trip, the team toured various sugar woods, sugar houses, production facilities and distilleries, and discussed the natural sweetener’s past, present and future.
ART OF WATER MENU
The cocktail portion of the menu is divided into five regions—Southeast, Northeast, Midwest, Western and Texas—each featuring local and unique maple-infused cocktails.
2 oz Crown Royal Rye
Half a lemon, cut into quarters
1 oz dark, robust maple syrup
5 mint leaves
Garnish: mint sprig
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lemon quarters with the mint leaves and maple syrup. Add the Crown Royal Rye. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into cup. Garnish with mint sprig.
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To pair with the cocktails, a selection of maple-infused appetizers, sandwiches, salads and desserts will also be offered on the poolside menu. Executive Chefs Daven Wardynski (Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort) and André Natera (Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa) created dishes such as Sweet Corn Fritters with maple-bacon jam, Maple Glazed Salmon Sandwich and Maple Cinnamon Donut Holes. The Art of Water poolside menu is available at select properties throughout the summer.
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